During the wars of the 16th century the French returned home with some borrowed ideas of art and architecture. Nature, light and symmetry reminiscent of Roman culture were taken and translated.A view onto the flower garden was now a work of art. Both stylish and functional French Doors will immediately improve the look and value of most rooms.
The demand for Green technology has been dampened with the economic downturn but is now improving. The federal and state governments role in increasing incentives will also be key. In Massachusetts there is a growing demand for Green Homes and that will just increase in the future.
Each state has different laws and it may be worth while to bring your concerns to the state's Realtor Organization. They are independent bodies concerned with the ethics of all real estate transactions and will help you to understand the pros and cons of moving forward.
That would be called trespassing....usually frowned upon by most states ;)
If you cannot find resolution through mediation it may be time to consult with an attorney!
This is a business relationship where you definitely want fast, professional and open lines of communication. Make a list of properties from your local newspapers and Craigs and chose the right apartment as well as the most responsive landlord!